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Dan Uggla • 2B
Ht/Wt:5'11", 210 lbs.
Born:Mar 11, 1980 (37 yrs) in Louisville, KY
Hometown:Columbia, TN
Experience:10 years
Drafted:Drafted by Arizona in 2001 (11/338).
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Scouting Report
Assets: Swings with near-elite power, an impressive quality for a second baseman. Shows a strong ability as a run producer. Does a great job taking walks, so he's regularly on base. Is intense and has leadership qualities.
Flaws: Strikes out at eye-popping rates and struggles to bat for a good average. Is way too streaky at the plate. Also, he is not efficient as a base-runner. While not sub-par defensively, he can be streaky with the glove, as well.
Career Potential: Veteran second baseman in decline.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NL Silver Slugger 2009
NL Players Choice Awards - Rookie of the Year 2006
Named to the All-Star Game 2012, 2008, 2006
Southern League (AA) All-Star Team 2005, 2005
Northwest League (A) All-Star Team 2001
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